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Quality Engineer/SDET (All levels) - UK

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Recruiter: Planit Testing
Listed on: 13th May
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

A Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) is a highly skilled resource, capable of defining frameworks, strategic enablement, contributing in multiple disciplines within self-organising, cross-functional teams. They bring the right balance of aptitude and technical skills across the delivery pipeline, with an ability to participate in risk-based test design, agile testing, test automation and service virtualisation, as well as integrating these testing phases within a Continuous integration testing pipeline. You have opinions on software development best practices and can have detailed discussions on topics such DevOps, Infrastructure as Code, and modern cloud development platforms such as AWS and Azure. You will use your network and experience to help clients improve their speed and quality, through shifting testing left and implementing modern tools/frameworks.

  • Be proactive member of the team and deliver high quality test automation services to clients, utilizing best practice processes and appropriate tooling.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of their test automation and CI/CD practices.
  • Provide services in cross functional teams in areas of test automation, service virtualization, and CI/CD.
  • Understand the tool chain in CI/CD and able to provide thought leadership to bring these tools online.
  • Be involved in internal innovation projects.
  • Focus on improving speed and quality testing on projects using tools.
  • With your expertise, you will support our clients in translating their vision into practical implementation goals.
  • A Subject Matter Expert and point of contact for automation within your team
  • Excellent analytic and conceptual problem-solving skills
  • Able to review and analyse system requirements and understand technical architecture
  • Develop/Build test automation frameworks using at least one tool/language.
  • Implement test automation for test cases deemed appropriate for being automated.
  • Maintain and refactor existing test automation code bases.
  • Proficient user of GIT
  • Produce reports and dashboards to make automation more visible on projects.
  • Implement CI/CD pipelines with modern tools.
  • Have a good understanding of cloud computing (AWS / Azure) and how it relates to Planit and our clients.
  • Increase speed of testing within cross-functional teams using tools.
  • Be active in the Planit innovation community and contribute to one or more projects.
  • Make regular progress in achieving required certifications.
  • Participate in Planit mentoring sessions as a mentor and a mentee.
  • Working with client stakeholders to implement test process improvement initiatives.
  • Excellent analytic and conceptual problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit, dedication, creativity and a passion for overcoming any challenge to get things done
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written, verbal); ability to adapt your style to suit a wide range of stakeholders including C-level
  • Connection with key client and Planit stakeholders
  • Collaboration with key client and Planit stakeholders
  • Leading and driving improvements across the domain
  • Involved in all stages of digital development including, test analysis, automation, planning, execution, reporting
  • Work experience as a QE in digital
  • Microservices, Java (ReactJS)
  • Building frameworks from scratch (Contract, API, unit)
  • Shift left (including coaching)
  • Ability to write code and review merge requests
  • Experience working in Squad/Agile environments

About Us

At Planit, we specialise in digital quality. We enable clients to accelerate the delivery of quality software with our comprehensive offering of testing services and transformational solutions. Recognised in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Planit are world leaders in testing. Over the past 20 years we have built a strong client-base through thought leadership, unique cloud-based offerings, responsiveness, excellent customer service, guarantee of testing efficiencies and a proven track-record of delivering quality outcomes. Planit are also world leaders in ISTQB, BCS and iSQI Certified Agile training, having trained over 30,000 QA professionals. We have a team of 1400+ employees with a global footprint in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and India. We have been named by Westpac as one of Australia's top 200 "Businesses of Tomorrow", have been included again in The Australian Financial Review's Top 500 Private Companies list ranking #3 among private tech companies. Our team within the UK is experiencing a period of rapid growth to meet client demand on some exciting projects. We are seeking experienced SDET Engineers to join our growing team!

Culture and Benefits

For the right person we will provide a competitive salary, an employee-centred working environment, access and time towards ongoing training and the support you need to advance your skills and experience, whilst developing a rewarding career at Planit.

You will also experience the benefits of our hybrid work model, that provides flexibility and of course the variety of challenging client projects. We have an inclusive down-to-earth culture whilst collaborating and supporting each other. We recognise and reward high performers and there are regular employee social events as well as excellent employee benefits via our Planit Plus Program, Comprehensive Health Insurance, Life Insurance, LinkedIn Learning Licence and a focus on wellbeing. 

Contact Name: Pratik Sridhar
Reference: TJ/10038/VN436_1652441492
Job ID: 3089075

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